YGN National Speaking Competition Final and Networking Event

The Young Generation Network in association with our event sponsor Ansaldo Nuclear invite you to attend the 2018:

YGN National Speaking Competition Final and Networking Event

: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Venue: The Centre, Birchwood Park, WA3 6YN
Time: 1730 – Networking Event Starts; 1830 – Speaking Competition Starts

The evening is guaranteed to be thought provoking and full of insight on industry hot topics. Come support the finalists, network with likeminded people and learn something new. Click here to view the flyer of the event.

The Finalists

John Bintu (NNL) – representing the YGN North-West branch: “Vitrification of High Level Waste in the UK”.

Dr Ed Darnbrough
(Oxford University, Materials Department) – representing the YGN Central branch: “Improving Fission Fuels: The role of thermal conductivity”.

Oliver Riddle (EDF Energy) – representing the YGN North-East branch: “Out of sight, but not out of mind”.

Jonathan Spencer (Sellafield) – representing the YGN Cumbria branch: “Thanks or no thanks? The benefits for a nuclear new build”.

Momchil Vasilev (University of Strathclyde) – representing the YGN Scotland branch: “Robotic and sensing enabled welding – “inspect while you weld””

The Judges


 NB: The views of the individual speakers do not necessarily reflect the views of the company. 

The Prizes:         

  • 1st Prize £300    
  • 2nd Prize £200    
  • 3rd Prize £100

For more information and/or to confirm your attendance please contact Georgia Pawson the YGN Membership Development and Retention Lead:

DD: +44 (0) 7741 577883   Email: gpawson@crarisk.com



  • Tue 18 Sep 2018
  • Tue 18 Sep 2018
  • The Centre, WA3 6YN, Birchwood